Welcome to Safe+Sound Somerset’s Resource Directory! The Resource Directory is a partial list of the resources available in our community, and is meant to be a starting point to help you identify services and providers. Please note that Safe+Sound Somerset cannot vouch for any of these resources. Search websites, ask for recommendations from friends and peers, and call or email a potential service provider to decide whether or not something is the right fit for you.
This Resource Directory will be updated regularly. S+SS reserves the right to choose which information we will publish.
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Center for Hope and Safety
Counties Serviced: Bergen Language Line Available Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines No income guidelines for FROs; income limits apply for representation in custody and divorce cases.
Central Jersey Legal Services
Income Guidelines Bilingual Staff Counties Serviced: Union, Middlesex, Mercer
Coalition Against Rape and Abuse (CARA)
Counties Serviced: Cape May Language Line Available Bilingual Staff Divorce (Consultation Only)
Covenant House New Jersey
Support for who are homeless and trafficked youth, between 18-21. New Jersey wide
CyberTipline – reporting online child exploitation
Place you can report a child being sexually exploited online. Staff at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children review each tip and work to find a potential location for the incident reported so that it may be made available to the appropriate law-enforcement agency for possible investigation.
Essex Newark Legal Services
Bilingual Staff Income Guidelines Counties Serviced: Essex
Legal Services of New Jersey
Divorce (Consultation Only) Counties Serviced: Statewide
Legal Services of Northwest Jersey
Divorce (Consultation Only) LSNWJ provides free civil legal services to people with limited income, seniors, and people affected by HIV/AIDS. Intakes are over the phone, approximately 20 minutes. Counties Serviced: Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Warren
Manavi for South Asian Women
Domestic and sexual violence services free of charge for South Asian women. Staff and volunteers speak English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Farsi, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, French, Swahili, Kikuyu. Culturally Specific Organization. Legal consultations free; small fee may apply for representation. Counties Serviced: Statewide
New Jersey 211 Help Service
Find resources and information for housing, income, food, childcare, health, mental health, substance use, and legal matters.
NJ PRISM – New Jersey LGBTQIA+ helpline
The NJ PRISM LGBTQIA+ hotline is New Jersey’s first statewide information and referral hotline specifically geared to meet the needs of the LGBTQIA+ community. Compassionate staff ensure all calls are answered in a safe and affirming space.
Northeast New Jersey Legal Services
Divorce (Clinic) Counties Serviced: Bergen, Hudson, Passaic
Legal assistance in domestic violence and family law matters for low income victims and survivors Counties Serviced: Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Passaic, Union
PFLAG Flemington/Hunterdon County
Group for loved ones and allies of LGBTQ+ and queer folks. Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is the first and largest organization dedicated to supporting, educating, and advocating for LGBTQ+ people and their families.
Rachel Coalition (Jewish Family Service Metrowest)
Counties Serviced: Essex, Hudson, Morris, Sussex, Union
Rutgers Law Associates
Discrimination - any area arising from, or reasonably related to victimization If prospective client is not VCCO-eligible, the hourly rate is $60 – retainer ($2,500-$5,000) may be required. Email is the preferred method. The intake team should be in direct contact via email within 24-48 hours to set up an intake call. RLA has the capacity to handle 50-100 FRO cases and related representation each year. Counties: Statewide
Shelter Our Pets
All-volunteer nonprofit corporation serving New Jersey and beyond (not a physical facility or shelter). If an animal is accepted into the Shelter Our Pets foster program, the animal(s) will be matched with a temporary, confidential foster parent, area kennel or other care provider. Info on website,, also can provide support and info on helpline.
South Jersey Legal Services
Wills, Power of Attorneys, Healthcare Directives (Living Wills) for Senior Citizens ages 60 and over and for disabled individuals. Counties Serviced: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem
StrongHearts Native Helpline
Culturally specific domestic and sexual violence helpline for Native Americans.
Take It Down
This service is one step you can take to help remove online nude, partially nude, or sexually explicit photos and videos taken before you were 18 (minors). You can remain anonymous while using the service and you won’t have to send your images or videos to anyone. Service provided by National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
The Network/La Red Helpline
Survivor-led organization to end partner abuse. Provides confidential emotional support, information, referrals, safety planning, and crisis intervention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and/or transgender (LGBTQ+) folks, as well as folks in kink and polyamorous communities who are being abused or have been abused by a partner.
The Office of New Americans
Office and website listing services and supports for newly arrived immigrants. See links below for resource packets with additional information: English: https://www.nj.gov/humanservices/njnewamericans/newcomers/docs/Welcome-Booklet_en2.pdf Spanish: https://www.nj.gov/humanservices/njnewamericans/newcomers/docs/Welcome-Booklet_sp2.pdf
Culturally Specific Organization ONLY CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME Free legal information sessions: https://www.vljnj.org/know-your-rights Counties Serviced: Statewide